‘Broadened’ health-care exemptions keep many workers from getting new paid leave, report finds

Critics have seized on the report as another sign that the Trump administration is abandoning commitments to uphold worker safety provisions.
(Jonathan Muroya for The Post)
(Jonathan Muroya for The Post)
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Steve Easterbrook received an exit package said to be worth $42 million.

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The details on payroll taxes, unemployment and evictions are not as generous as he made them sound.
Some expressed concern about covid-19 but said they did not want to miss the gathering.
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Lawmakers want the inspector general to examine Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s cost-cutting measures and investments.
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